Homesick - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Guy Vanderhaeghe
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Chapter 3 Summary and Analysis

The Chinese revolution continued to gain momentum, with everyone from students to coolies organizing labor strikes. Jean's father, as the head of the YMCA, strove to remain apolitical and just help people in need whatever the circumstances. Riots began to erupt across the city. Jean's father was part of the riot guard, so he would have to go out and help quell riots. Jean and her mother spent a very tense night one night in their home listening to screams and other sounds of violence outside. But Jean's father got home okay.

A few days later, Jean got word that Mr. Hull was transferring to the Shanghai YMCA, and the family was moving. Jean was sad, but Andrea Hull was happy because of her new fancy home in Shanghai. Jean looked forward to her summer vacation in the ocean town of...

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